Global Heritage Fund

Global Heritage Fund (GHF) is a non-profit organization founded in 2002 that operates internationally to protect and preserve important cultural heritage sites ("global heritage sites") in developing countries.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Abu Mena Threat level: rescue needed
Ahwar of Southern Iraq Ur: Since 2009, the non-profit organization Global Heritage Fund (GHF) has been working to protect and preserve Ur against the problems of erosion, neglect, inappropriate restoration, war and conflict. (wiki)
Aleppo Threat level: at risk
Ancient Merv
Anjar Threat level: at risk
Ashur Threat level: rescue needed
Bam Cultural Landscape Threat level: rescue needed
Caral-Supe Threat level: at risk
Champaner-Pavagadh Champaner
Chan Chan
Chavin
Cyrene
Fujian Tulou
Great Zimbabwe Ruins
Göbekli Tepe
Hampi
Hoi An
Jantar Mantar Threat level: rescue needed
Kathmandu Valley Bhaktapur
Megalithic Temples of Malta Mnajdra
My Son
National History Park Citadelle Laferrière
Old Town of Lijiang
Pasargadae
Ping Yao
Puebla
Samarra
Site of Carthage
Split Peristyle
Sun Temple, Konarak
Vat Phou Wat Phou
Villages with Fortified Churches
Wudang Mountains
Çatalhöyük

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source